Originally Posted by Nicnac
There is no need to make this a political issue. It's an anti-corporate, anti-war industry movie. Tree-hugging yes (almost literally). Liberal? Meh.
You got it completely backwards. The main character was wrong to expect to walk in and get the entire tribe to move. Of course they wouldn't want to move from their sacred lands. He saw that. In the end, the natives had to fight.
That's not fiction or fantasy. That's REAL HISTORY.
You are right, but I just felt like the main character spent much more time and effort inciting the tribe to war then he spent trying to broker some sort of peaceful arrangement. He never even tried to get them to move, or warn them that the humans were going to blow up their tree.
Also (but unrelated), I found it a bit funny they moved to an even more sacred tree right after the first, super sacred tree got blown up, was all a bit over the top.
And, in an effort to get back on track, I would like to reiterate that I recently saw The Raid Redemption
, and it was very, very good.